Getting unemployment has been a nightmare for millions of people across the country

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2020
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Economy and Jobs, coronavirus, jobless benefits, unemployment benefits, unemployment insurance
ANALYSIS

With 22 million people trying to get unemployment at once, the system is overwhelmed.

Erin Bradford still hasn’t been able to file for unemployment insurance — over a month after she first started trying.

Bradford, an actress in New York City who worked multiple jobs to support her acting career, turned to New York state’s unemployment office to file a claim for benefits when she lost her steady work on March 14. It has been a frustrating and opaque process for her, to say the least.

“I have easily called...

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https://www.vox.com/2020/4/20/21220931/unemployment-insurance-coronavirus-websites-crashing

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